Yodel said it was surprised that the GMB union was threatening strike action among drivers this Christmas in a row over pay and said it was confident the matter would be settled. The union said staff were now being balloted for industrial action over a pay offer it described as “insulting”. The GMB claimed drivers had put themselves at risk by transporting Covid samples, despite being paid just 11p above the minimum wage. An earlier consultative ballot saw 84% of […]
Arla Foods said it had now closed down its Hatfield Peverel site after 32 drivers transferred to Bidvest Logistics.
Unite says it is currently considering its course of action after talks with UPS earlier this week were unsuccessful.
The United Road Transport Union (URTU) said it had won a “protective award” for staff made redundant when Almtone-owned Canute Group ceased trading in 2018.